Country Doctors in the Changing World of the Nineteenth Century: An Historical Ethnography of Medical Practice in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1790-1861

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University of Pennsylvania--Anthropology., 1975 - Medicine - 488 pages

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Contents

LIST OF TABLES
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PREFACE
1
THE PHYSICIANS CONCEPT OF ILLNESS
50
THE PHYSICIANS MEDICAL PROCEDURES
104
THE PHYSICLANS ETHICS AND WALUES
121
SELF MEDICAL CARE
141
COMPETITORS TO THE PHYSICIAN
171
PROCESSES OF CHANGE IN A MEDICAL THEORY
197
APPENDICES
237
Examples of Ailments and Treatments Recorded
242
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